Decision Maker: Cabinet
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
The Portfolio Holder introduced the report which explained that the existing policy and procedure for inspecting memorial headstones, in both open and closed cemeteries, had been reviewed in line with guidance issued by the Ministry of Justice and the Health and Safety Executive. The review had also considered data gathered during the inspection process. The report provided Members with an update on the present position, summarised the key findings of the reviewed risk assessment, and detailed proposed changes to the policy and procedures for the safe management of memorials in the Borough.
That (i) the current position with regard to memorial testing and inspection be noted.
(ii) the updated policy and operational procedures as set out in Appendix 1 to the report be adopted.
Contact: Tracey Butler Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: 01233 330875.
Publication date: 04/08/2020
Date of decision: 30/07/2020
Effective from: 13/08/2020